Statue of Hygeia and Eros Discovered in Southern Turkey

Archaeologists have discovered a statue of the Greek goddess Hygeia and god Eros in Turkey's southern province of Adana, according to the Daily Sabbah. The...

Priceless Byzantine Mosaic Found under Mosque in Turkey

A 100-square-meter mosaic, which has been preserved in excellent condition, was discovered on the floor of the historic church of Panagia Chrysokefalou, in Ortahisar...

Historic Greek Orthodox Church in Istanbul Opens after Three Years of Restorations

The historic Orthodox Church of St. George, a UNESCO world heritage site, has been opened with a ceremony after undergoing a three-year restoration, in...

Greek Minority Schools in Turkey Struggle With Low Enrollment

Greek minority schools in Turkey struggle to survive as currently there are only six left; while there used to be 60 to 70 of...

Russia and Turkey to Launch First Nuclear Reactor in 2023

Russia and Turkey plan to launch the first reactor at Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant in 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday. Speaking...

Istanbul: After Tumultuous Times Life Back to Normal

Istanbul is one of the safest cities in the world for tourists, despite the terrorist attacks of the past few years and the military...

“Secret Heaven” of Greek Pontos Suffers Neglect (photos)

A 17th century Greek archaeological site in Turkey’s Black Sea province Gumushane, has been ignored for the last 50 years, Anadolu Agency reports. The agency...

Ancient Greek Roman City of Phaselis is Slowly Submerging

Almost two meters of the ancient city of Phaselis have submerged in 2,000 years, indicated by studies carried out by geologists and geomorphologists in...

Turkey to Hold First Deep Drilling for Oil and Gas in Med in 2018

Turkey will carry out its first hydrocarbon drilling in the Mediterranean later this year and its first deep drilling in 2018, Energy Minister Berat...

Ancient Greek Mosaics Uncovered in Southern Turkey

Mosaics dating back 1,600 years, have been uncovered in the ancient city of İdyrus in the southern province of Antalya’s Kemer district. Speaking to Anadolu...